[Mailman-Users] Slow delivery
dragon at crimson-dragon.com
Fri Mar 9 00:42:47 CET 2007
Herman Privyhum sent the message below at 15:14 3/8/2007:
>I'm using Mailman in conjunction with Exim on FreeBSD
>5.3 to support a small mailing list (60 members). All
>messages have been taking just over 105 seconds to
>deliver, according to /usr/local/mailman/log/smtp.
>After searching through the archives to this list, I
>found that a garbage line in /etc/hosts was
>responsible for 75 seconds worth of that. Now we're
>down to consistently just over 30 seconds.
>Where else should I look for things that could be
>causing this? Exim only has problems with mail routed
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This may just be the time needed to resolve the dns lookups for the
You may want to consider using a caching dns resolver to cache the
sddresses for some reasonable period. Getting the resolved addresses
out of cache will be much faster than attempting to resolve them over
the network every time.
Then again, I could be completely off here and something else is
causing the delay. I don't know Exim at all and sendmail only in the
barest manner so I cannot be much help beyond this.
Venimus, Saltavimus, Bibimus (et naribus canium capti sumus)
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